TEN YEARS AGO - 2005
The Cy Young Festival Committee announces that Gaylord Perry will be the 2006 Parade Grand Marshal.
Showing steers at the Tuscarawas County Fair is a "sister thing" for Kayla, Kelsie and Kaitlyn Hinds of Newcomerstown.
Members of the Newcomerstown Mad Hatters group recently had high tea at the Downer Mansion, County Road 9, Newcomerstown.
Cora Zickel and Alex Venable were prize winners from the Newcomerstown Public Library's summer reading program.
Sgt. Travis Brill of the United States Marine Corps, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment Lima Company, Weapons Platoon out of Columbus, has been serving our country in Operation Iraqi Freedom since March and is scheduled to arrive back home to Coshocton County in October after a seven-month tour of duty.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1995
Jennifer Pickett followed her family's tradition and was crowned Newcomerstown High School's Homecoming Queen. Her Mother Mary K. Pickett, and older sisters Kariann and Melissa were all NHS Homecoming queens. Jennifer was escorted by Jason Peoples and crowned by 1994 queen Angela Wright.
Nine-year-old twins Jenna and Lindsay Welch became the youngest ever winners in 4-H competition at the Tuscarawas County Fair. Lindsay showed the reserve champion hog, and Jenna took grand champion market hog honors. Numerous area residents won awards in a variety of categories at the fair.
Local football: Trojans 8-6 winner over Tuscarawas Central Catholic; Ridgewood Generals defeated Jewett-Scio 37-7; Indian Valley Braves won 48-7 against Canton East.
Deaths: Dorothy Hootman, 92; Beverly Ann Dorsey; Bertha Mae Smalley, 72; J. Dale Boyd, 73; and William Frank.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1985
Area football teams 2-2 on the season as the Trojans lost to Indian Valley North Big Blue 20-0, Ridgwood was defeated by Coshocton 30-7, and Indian Valley South won at Garaway 28-7.
Grand opening of Kent State University Museum featuring the collections and designs of Newcomerstown's Shannon Rodgers and his partner, Jerry Silverman, set for Sept. 28-29.
Local area well-represented at Tuscarawas County Fair including the family of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hinds, Newcomerstown, winners of numerous first places and grand champion honors in a variety of categories.
Don Carr elected president of Newcomerstown Photography Club.
Michele Hoffman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Hoffman, Gnadenhutten, attended the "Summer Enrichment Program for Tomorrow's Leaders" at Miami University, Oxford.
Deaths: Andrew G. Adams, 62; John Bradshaw, 62; Lydia Zimmerman, 88.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1975
Newcomerstown Lions Club celebrated its 45th anniversary.
Local football: Trojans defeated by Tuscarawas Central Catholic 16-6; Ridgewood's record 3-0 after 24-6 win over Indian Valley South Rebels.
Local General Tire golf outing winners were: Jerry Beiter, A flight; Roger Shaw, B flight; and Rolland Snell, C flight.
Deaths: Mrs. Vera Oaklief, 88; Mrs. Albert B. (Helen Margaret) Davis, 76; Charles Raymond Lukens, 76; Joseph E. Jacobs, 46; Mae F. Kaden, 94.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1965
Council agrees to abandon open reservoir in Scott subdivision to relocate new water tower behind Canal Street.
Jaycees clear $450 from auction party attended by 150 persons.
Newcomerstown Fire Department seeks purchase of new emergency truck to replace a 15-year old truck.
Trojans stun Triway Titans 14-0.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1955
College Street Methodists buy Touraine as site for a church.
Newcomerstown receives Ohio Traffic Safety plaque for best auto check record in the state.
P.M. Fisher new manager of Scott's Store, Main Street.
Ralph Robinson, N. Cross Street, winner of championship flight in News golf tournament; Chet Leonhard, first flight winner; and Glenn Bricker, wins second flight.
Trojans lost to Carrollton 36-0.
Deaths: Frank Longsworth, 78; Robert (Tiny) Byers, 32.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1945
Trojans win first game with Malvern.
Clow Co. grants wage increase of 5 1/2 cents.
Council endorses bond issue for swimming pool at park.
T-Sgt. James Hillegas and Pvt. Lewis Rausch discharged from military service. Lt. Walter Hinds Jr. has been placed on active has returned to his home here.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1935
Company WPA officials recommend local sewer program.
Child Conservation League organizes at PTA.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1925
Rotary Club organized at luncheon at Central Hotel. J.S. Barnett elected president.